July 8, 2009 – Global Sage has named Richard Stein as head of its financial services practice across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will be based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Stein previously worked as senior client partner for capital markets at Korn/Ferry International. He has experience working with CEOs at the senior levels of global financial services in banking and investments. Prior to Korn/Ferry, Mr. Stein founded Futures International, which later merged with The Whitney Group. “I am particularly pleased to have Richard come in as a partner to our firm with his vast experience in strategic and competitive analysis, an area which distinguishes Global Sage and has made our brand one of the industry’s leaders,” said John Wright, Global Sage chief executive. “I fully expect Richard will be instrumental in delivering our capabilities to the best-of-class clients worldwide and look forward to expanding our reputation as the global leader in financial services.” With offices across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific, Global Sage focuses on senior-level search assignments for the financial services industry.